You are here: Home > Details for IoE Number: 378958  

Print Page



© Mr John Peters

IoE Number: 378958
Location: NUMBERS 11 TO 19 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 11-19 BERKELEY SQUARE (north side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr John Peters
Date Photographed: 16 March 2006
Date listed: 08 January 1959
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II*

The Images of England website consists of images of listed buildings based on the statutory list as it was in 2001 and does not incorporate subsequent amendments to the list. For the statutory list and information on the current listed status of individual buildings please go to The National Heritage List for England.

BRISTOL 901-1/9/13 BERKELEY SQUARE 08-JAN-59 (Northwest side) 11-18 NUMBERS 11 TO 18 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS (Formerly listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE 11-19 NUMBERS 11 TO 19 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS) (Formerly listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE 11) (Formerly listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE 12-15) (Formerly listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE 16-19) GV II BRISTOL ST5773SE BERKELEY SQUARE 901-1/9/13 (North West side) 08/01/59 Nos.11-18 (Consecutive) and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE No.11) (Formerly Listed as: BERKELEY SQUARE Nos.12-15 (Consecutive)) (Formerly Listed as: BERKELEY SQAURE Nos.16-19 (Consecutive)) GV II Terrace of 8 houses, now offices and hotel. From 1787 to c1800, Nos 12-18 rebuilt mid C20. By Thomas and William Paty. Limestone ashlar, party wall stacks and a slate mansard roof. Double-depth plan. Mid Georgian style. Each of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 3-window range, No.15 of 5-window range. A stepped terrace with a central feature No.15, articulated by giant pilasters to a cornice and parapet, rusticated ground floor to a plat band and a first-floor sill band. Doorways toward the ends of the terrace have Doric pilasters, triglyphs and a pediment, fanlights and 6-panel doors. Keys to ground-floor windows, plain above, with 6/6-pane sashes. No.14 has no doorway, and is attached to No.15. No.15 has a symmetrical front with pilasters with capitals, frieze and raised modillion cornice, the middle 3 windows broken forward between panelled pilasters over the ground floor to acanthus capitals and a pediment; the second floor has a Vitruvian scroll band. Central doorway has Doric pilasters, triglyphs and a pediment, fanlight and 6-panel door; central windows have architraves. No.19 [qv Berkeley Crescent nos.1-6] is a symmetrical 5-window front with a central doorway, and a brick elevation in Berkeley Crescent (qv). INTERIOR: Nos 12-18 rebuilt mid C20. Good joinery and plasterwork, details include an entrance hall with a semicircular arch to a central stone lateral dogleg stair with wrought-iron balusters and a ramped, banded rail, cornices, panelled shutters and 6-panel doors. HISTORICAL NOTE: a widely-used Paty design. Nos 12-18 destroyed in the war and rebuilt as replica facades. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wrought-iron front basement area railings and gates with an overthrow to No.15. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 214; Ison W: The Georgian Buildings of Bristol: Bath: 1952-: 214).

Please note that the inclusion of a listed building on this website does not mean it is open to the public.